The following requirements are to be submitted as part of the online application:

  • Three academic letters of recommendation (two can be academic and one can be professional if you are applying for fields in Education such as Higher Education, School Counseling, etc.)
  • Resume/CV
  • A series of short-answer questions about your professional history, research experience, theoretical framework, and goals for future graduate study
  • Official transcripts:
    • Our official mailing address for transcripts is:  Institute for Recruitment of Teachers, Phillips Academy Andover, 180 Main Street, Andover MA 01810
    • This includes transcripts from undergraduate and graduate institutions, community colleges, study abroad programs, and summer coursework. We will accept e-transcripts only if they are sent directly from your university registrar. These can be emailed to

Please note that all IRT alumni must submit a new application with all required materials by the application deadline, if they wish to re-apply to IRT this year. There is no abbreviated application or admissions process for IRT alumni.

For clarification on the application process, please review our FAQ Document.